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May 28, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

An Introduction to Federal Court

Bench & Bar Social

~June 26, 2014~

An Introduction to Federal Court:
Federal Practice & Procedure for Summer Associates and Law Clerks
On June 26, 2014, the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and Oregon District Court Historical Society will host their annual “Introduction to Federal Courts” event. The event provides an introduction to federal practice and procedure for law students and recent graduates – students will learn from lawyers, judges, and courthouse staff what it is really like to practice in federal court (and even get a private tour of chambers from the judges). Please pass the word to your summer associates and summer interns. 
See the flyer for details: An Introduction to Federal Court 
Bench and Bar Social
June 26, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Join the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and Oregon District Court Historical Society after the annual Introduction to Federal Court event for complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres with lawyers, law students and judges.  All FBA members are encouraged to attend.  Come enjoy the sun!
May 8, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation





1000 S.W. THIRD AVE.

JUNE 20TH, 2014  3:00 – 5:30 PM

Come for an interactive demonstration of the new electronic evidence retrieval system for juries (JERS) and a brief presentation about the status of federal court funding from the FBA’s Government Relations Committee Chair. 1 practical skills CLE credit pending.

Then join us for a reception with members of the national FBA Board of Directors and the FBA Federal Litigation Section at 4:30 p.m.



FBA President Hon. Gustavo Gelpi, Jr., District of Puerto Rico

FBA Government Relations Committee Chair W. West Allen

FBA Federal Litigation Section Chair Robert E. Kohn


COST:   $40.00 regular admission / $20.00 for law students and attorneys earning less than $50,000 per year.

REGISTER: Online registration is available here.

You may also send a check payable to the Oregon FBA Chapter to:

Federal Bar Association
c/o Jolie Russo
1207 U.S. Courthouse
1000 SW Third Ave
Portland, OR 97204


April 30, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

The Oregon State Bar Diversity Section Presents: PATHWAYS TO JUSTICE: Federal Pro Bono Panel Helps Meet Legal Needs




Friday, May 16, 2014

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. CLE, 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. discussion

(1 hour Access to Justice MCLE credit pending)

To be held at the University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, OR

The Honorable Michael J. McShane (US District Court) and the Honorable Janice M. Stewart (US Magistrate Judge)join a group of esteemed panelists, including: MarianneDugan, Ed Harnden, Rick Martson, and Kathy Rice to discuss Oregon’s Federal Pro Bono Program.

Please RSVP by 5/14/14 to Megan Livermore at

Free for Diversity Section members and UO Law students and faculty

$20 for non-members

Please mail payment* to:

OSB Diversity Section –c/o Megan Livermore
Gaydos Churnside & Balthrop, PC
P.O. Box 1499
Eugene, OR 97440
(*make checks payable to OSB Diversity Section)

New Diversity Section members can get the discounted price by signing up for membership at or before the event!  Checks and cash will also be accepted at the event, but please RSVP in advance.

April 9, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

Register Now for the Oregon Chapter of the FBA’s Annual Dinner

Please join the Oregon Chapter of the FBA at its annual dinner for a celebration of community service!

When:  May 22, 2014 from 5 PM to 8 PM

Where: Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse

Register Now!

Generously Sponsored in Part By:



February 12, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

RESCHEDULE: Portland “Changes to the Local Rules” CLE now February 26, 2014 at 10 a.m.

RESCHEDULE:  The “Changes to the Local Rules CLE” scheduled in Portland on February 6, 2014 and canceled due to weather is being rescheduled on WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014 AT 10:00AM in the Jury Assembly Room (2nd

floor) of the Hatfield Courthouse, 1000 SW 3rd Ave, Portland.  Please remember to bring photo identification to clear security.

Contact Jolie Russo with questions.

February 6, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

CANCELLED– the Local Rules CLE scheduled for today in Portland

Due to the winter storm warning for the Portland metro area, the local rules CLE scheduled for today, February 6, 2014 is CANCELLED.

We will reschedule the CLE for a date within the next week. You will be emailed the new date. 

February 5, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

Clothing Drive to Benefit the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Center

NOW through February 27
Backpacks, Umbrellas, Rain Gear

The Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association is holding a clothing drive to benefit the Northwest Regional Re-Entry Center (NWRRC).  NWRRC is a private non-profit agency that contracts with the Federal Bureau of Prisons, United States Probation and Pretrial Services, and other community agencies, to help offenders safely and successfully transition from prison back into the community.  Part of that transition is finding suitable employment.

To support NWRRC’s efforts, the Oregon FBA is soliciting donations for new and used backpacks, umbrellas, and rain gear (ponchos, rain coats, rain boots, gloves).  Please deliver donations on February 27, 2014, at the monthly FBA luncheon, which will be held at the Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse in Portland, 1000 SW Third Avenue.

Please contact Robert Sabido at / 503.323.9000, or Kristen Winemiller at / 503.222.3120, with any questions about the clothing drive.  Thank you for your support and generosity.


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